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 February 27 - March 1, 2018   |   Buenos Aires, Argentina

- About the Hackathon -

At A Glance:


  • Goal - develop solutions to address infectious disease challenges related to the United Nation's sustainable development goals (SDGs) and Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene conditions (WASH)

  • Who - public health professionals, clinicians, IT professionals, students, entrepreneurs, researchers, and generally interested parties should apply to participate

  • Resources - participants will have access to a wide range of data sets and infectious disease outbreak reports

  • Where - Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina - February 27 - March 1, 2018



The International Society for Infectious Diseases is proud to announce its second Hackathon offering at the 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID). An interdisciplinary audience will come together for three days to develop solutions to pressing global health challenges concerning the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and infectious diseases related to inadequate Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Conditions (WASH). Whether it be infection control practices in the hospital, hand hygiene education in schools, or latrine construction in a community, WASH challenges are universal and millions stand to benefit from innovative solutions. To stay up to date about the 2018 ICID Hackathon, sign up to our mailing list below. For more information about the 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, visit our website



- Awards -

Projects developed at the 2018 ICID Hackathon will be judged based on the following criteria: 






All teams are eligible for the awards! 

$1,500 USD Elsevier Foundation Award

2 x $250 USD ProMED Awards

Best Use of ArcGIS Award

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